Front cover image for Insomniac City : New York, Oliver, and me

Insomniac City : New York, Oliver, and me

Bill Hayes (Author, Photographer)
A "celebration of what [writer and photographer] Bill Hayes calls 'the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected' of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late [neurologist] Oliver Sacks"
Print Book, English, 2017
Bloomsbury, New York, 2017
Personal Narrative
291 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
9781620404935, 1620404931
pt. I. Insomniac city. Insomniac city
Sleep : loss
Black crow
O and I
On becoming a New Yorker
Subway lifer
The summer Michael Jackson died
A fisherman on the subway
A poem written on the stars
The moving man
For the skateboarders
pt. II. On being not dead. The thank-you man
The same taxi twice
The weeping man
On being not dead
On a typewriter
At the skateboard park
A woman who knew her way
Driving a supermodel
Lessons from the smoke shop
A year in trees
On father's day
pt. III. How New York breaks your heart. My afternoon with Ilona
His name if Raheem
A Monet of one's own
Everything that I don't have
A pencil sharpener
The Cushing Library/Women & Gender Studies copy was acquired as part of The Don Kelly Research Collection of Gay Literature and Culture